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Hello and welcome to our website which we hope you will find interesting and informative.

Action East Devon, formerly EDVSA, is the leading local charity working with the people, communities and organisations of East Devon to create the services and support they need to live happier and healthier lives.

 We provide a range of support, recovery and wellbeing opportunities for vulnerable people and their carers and are currently working with older people, young people with poor mental health and their parents/carers, people with learning disabilities and carers through the following services: Devon Carers, Counselling for Carers, Branching Out, The Project, Axminster Remembers, Forget me Not, Axe Valley Visiting Scheme.

For more information on Action East Devon services, or to find out what support is available please email us at info@actioneastdevon.org.uk

A single point of contact for voluntary and community sector services in East Devon

 If you are searching for Help and Support Services in East Devon, search PINPOINT

To add your Group or Services to PINPOINT, register with Action East Devon here or email info@actioneastdevon.org.uk

Through our database of community organisations we offer a single point of contact for voluntary and community sector services in East Devon.


We work across Devon with many organisations and are partners in Devon Voluntary Action (DeVA) a partnership of 6 CVS, for the benefit of local groups 

As a Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) we offer advice and information on a wealth of topics, including funding, governance, resource hire, training and we offer additional activities to support networking across East Devon. We support over 280 local charities and community groups to grow, develop and flourish with their activities.

Our Volunteer Centre provides a matching service for those seeking opportunities and organisations requiring volunteers, we currently have 300 people looking for suitable vacancies to match their skills and others requirements.

Action East Devon also act as a voice for the local voluntary and community sector with statutory agencies.

We hope that you find the information on here useful, however what we would really like to do is talk to you call us to discuss how we can help!

 Current Vacancies: 

Trustees - Role description available here  (Voluntary position)


For more information, please contact Sandra Chapman on 01404 549045 or email sandra.chapman@actioneastdevon.org.uk  


Due to the demand we have now moved this event to the Mackarness Hall in Honiton.

Take the short Five Ways to Wellbeing Survery




As a result of recommendations from the Devon Learning Disability Partnership Board, Living Options Devon is working with Devon County Council to create a new online resource for people with learning disabilities.


Action East Devon is a member of NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action)

Charity Number 1134611 | Company Number 7035905